Al Falah University (AFU) is committed to support students and realizes the importance of students’ psychological health and well-being, and their relationship to achieving academic success during the enrollment period at the university. The psychological health of students, study skills and career skills are very important for achieving academic, social, and professional success
The counseling aims to organize the general framework for providing counselling at AFU by clarifying the aspects of counseling service provided at the university, clarifying students who benefit from the counseling service, maintaining confidentiality and privacy, clarifying the steps for providing the service, and the process of transferring the student to the concern person or unit responsible for providing counselling at the university, keeping records and data, and announcing the counseling service available at AFU.
Every student at AFU gets an academic advising service so that an academic advisor is assigned to each student who helps him/her in selecting and registering courses according to the study plan and follows the student’s academic performance. The academic advisor also helps the student to develop required skills in the labor market, such as writing a CV and conducting interviews. Students who exhibit less than expected grades are helped through several steps, including communicating with these students and providing them with the opportunity to attend educational meetings on study skills, follow-up by the academic advisor and trying to identify the causes and suggest solutions and procedures, and write continuous reports on the academic performance of these students to know the effectiveness of the procedures taken and the progress in performance.
AFU provides current and prospective students, academic advising that is accurate, consistent, and timely so that students can develop meaningful educational plans compatible with career and life goals. Students are expected to perform at a satisfactory academic level. Students who are not achieving satisfactorily results will receive specifically targeted advice and assistance throughout their studies.
As part of its dedication to academic success, Al Falah University (AFU) is committed to providing high quality academic advising in order to assist students in the development and pursuit of academic objectives consistent with their life goals. Academic advising is an ongoing process that connects students to the University. AFU is committed to providing appropriate guidance to newly enrolled students and begins the process of orientation where each newly enrolled student. Academic advising is as follows:
Academic advising at AFU is shaped and guided by the following goals:
Counseling service is available for all students of AFU, and the service is provided during regular academic semesters.
AFU is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of each student's information, so that student affairs maintain records of counseling, and it is not permitted to view these records without the approval of the dean.
Counselling service is provided as follows:
The counseling service evaluation process includes two dimensions:
AFU provides psychological counseling by organizing scientific meetings and training courses on various psychological topics in cooperation with local community institutions. The student may also be referred to a faculty member with a doctorate degree in psychology for guidance on general basic topics related to exam anxiety, adjustment, social skills. As for cases that require the intervention of a licensed psychologist or a psychiatrist, the student is instructed only on how to communicate with the concerned authorities in the country, and the university cannot intervene in such advanced cases.